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Leonardo and ENAV to develop innovative solutions for a more efficient use of helicopters

The collaboration marks an important step forward for the evolution and the modernisation of air navigation infrastructures for transport services, public services and environment protection Leonardo helicopters’ innovative technological features based on greater navigation, approach and landing precision, particularly in harsh weather conditions, are the ideal solution for the satellite navigation …

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Pentagon Awards $272M Order for Czech H-1 Helicopters

Bell AH-1Z Viper

Bell Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $272,161,641 fixed-price-incentive-firm-target contract for the production and delivery of eight UH-1Y and four AH-1Z helicopters for the government of the Czech Republic. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (60%); and Amarillo, Texas (40%), and is expected to be completed …

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Russian Helicopters to certify a service center in Egypt in 2019

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) is completing the creation of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) center for Mi-8/17 helicopters based at the facilities of Helwan Factory for Developed Industries (HFDI) in Helwan (Egypt). The Holding Company plans to certify the MRO center in Egypt in 2019. …

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Bahrain and the acquisition of 12 AH-1Z attack helicopters

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Bahrain of AH-1Z attack helicopters for an estimated cost of $911.4 million.  The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Bahrain has requested twelve (12) …

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State of Qatar signs contract for 28 NH90 multirole helicopters

Qatar has signed a contract for the purchase of 28 NH90 military helicopters, during DIMDEX, Qatar’s biennial defence exhibition. The agreement, which includes 16 NH90s in tactical transport (TTH) configuration and 12 NH90s in naval (NFH) configuration, will support the country’s plan to modernise their military helicopter fleet. Alessandro Profumo, …

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Mi-38 to obtain advanced features

The Russian Mi-38 medium multirole helicopter, fully assembled using Russian components, made its first flight as part of additional tests aimed at widening its range of applicability. This will increase the helicopter’s range of tasks and make it possible to use it for transporting passengers, among other missions. Additional certification …

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